July 14 Solar Flare and a Coronal Mass Ejection

July 14 Solar Flare and a Coronal Mass Ejection

 

Solar Flare and a Coronal Mass Ejection

July 14 Solar Flare and a Coronal Mass Ejection

A medium-sized (M2) solar flare and a coronal mass ejection erupted from the same, large active region of the sun on July 14, 2017. The flare lasted almost two hours, quite a long duration. The coils arcing over this active region are particles spiraling along magnetic field lines. Get the Details…

Source:: NASA Image of the Day

NASA Celebrates International Asteroid Day with Special Broadcast

NASA Celebrates International Asteroid Day with Special Broadcast

NASA will mark the worldwide observance of International Asteroid Day at noon EDT Friday, June 30, with a special television program featuring the agency’s Planetary Defense Coordination Office and other projects working to find and study near-Earth objects (NEOs). The program will air on NASA Television and the agency’s website. Get the Details…

Source:: NASA Breaking News

NASA Opens Media Credentialing for Sept. 15 Cassini Saturn Finale

Cassini Saturn

NASA Opens Media Credentialing for Sept. 15 Cassini Saturn Finale

Media accreditation is now open for events around the conclusion of Cassini’s mission at Saturn. The spacecraft, which has explored the ringed planet and its moons since 2004, will make a fateful plunge into Saturn’s atmosphere on Sept. 15, ending its long and discovery-rich mission. Get the Details…

Source:: NASA Breaking News